KCMSociety is actively distributing Covid-19 vaccines to thousands of physicians and their staff. Taking responsibility for keeping frontline workers connected to their patients and safe during the pandemic, KCMS creating a telehealth equipment donation effort, PPE manufacturing, and distribution. Prior work included organizing emergency medical hotlines, and leading medical missions abroad. KCMS has lobbied for improvements in firearm injury prevention, telemedicine parity, expanded and integrated vaccine databases, lead testing in schools, and universal access to health care.
While the Society’s activities have evolved over time in response to advances and challenges in health care delivery, its core mission has remained the same: to be a powerful voice and political advocate for physicians and patients at the local, state, and federal levels. The Society acts as a champion for King County doctors, in order to support and strengthen the physician-patient relationship and promote the health and welfare of King County citizens.